Sociology: Social Theory

  • American Social Theory book cover

    American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Economy and Society: The Final Version by Max Weber book cover

    Economy and Society

    The Final Version by Max Weber

    Edited by Sam Whimster

    Economy and Society: The Final Version represents the codification of Weber’s thinking on the fundamental topics of social science: sociology as an interpretative science of society the economy treated in an interpretative manner the legitimacy of rulership and power the formation of class,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • From one ‘Empire’ to the Next: Why we are where we are after everything we do to be elsewhere book cover

    From one ‘Empire’ to the Next

    Why we are where we are after everything we do to be elsewhere

    By Radha D'Souza

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Race, Ethnicity and Social Theory: Theorizing the Other book cover

    Race, Ethnicity and Social Theory

    Theorizing the Other

    By John Solomos

    In Race, Ethnicity and Social Theory John Solomos provides a critical and comprehensive overview of recent theorising and debate about the role of race and ethnicity in contemporary societies. Written in an accessible style and drawing on a wide range of both theoretical and empirically focused…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Sociability, Sexuality, Self: Relationality and Individualization book cover

    Sociability, Sexuality, Self

    Relationality and Individualization

    By Sasha Roseneil

    As more and more people spend longer periods of their lives outside conventional families and couples, radical transformation in personal life is underway. Much of the love, care and support that matters to people now takes place beyond the boundaries of  the family, between partners who do…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • The Sociology of Music book cover

    The Sociology of Music

    This new and musicologically informed version presents for the first time an accurate translation of a key text within Max Webers cultural sociology. This influential text examines the harmonic and melodic principles of literate Western art music in a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Weber in Translation

  • The Idea of Critique book cover

    The Idea of Critique

    By Craig Reeves

    The Idea of Critique addresses the shortcomings of existing literature by developing an original, detailed and comprehensive interpretation of Bhaskar’s account of explanatory critique, exhibiting the dialectical unity of his thought at a deep level, and situating and defending his account as a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Critical Realism And Criminological Theory: Towards a New Radical Criminology book cover

    Critical Realism And Criminological Theory

    Towards a New Radical Criminology

    By Sean Creaven

    Critical Realism and Criminological Theory represents an attempt to revitalise the project of The New Criminology, accomplished by means of a critical review of key theoretical perspectives in criminology, and the attempt to synthesise the usable and valuable elements of these into a fully…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Public Intellectual as Moral Critic: The Sacred and the Secular Passions of ‘Reason’ book cover

    The Public Intellectual as Moral Critic

    The Sacred and the Secular Passions of ‘Reason’

    By Peter McMylor

    This book argues for the continued significance of religious inheritance as a key aspect of European modernity, contending that public intellectuals need to be understood, in at least some respects, as moral critics of their society and that as such, a crucial dimension of their role is shaped by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Stigma 2.0: Abuse, Insults and Mocking on the Internet book cover

    Stigma 2.0

    Abuse, Insults and Mocking on the Internet

    By David Shulman

    Trolls, ranters, critics and teasers: the Internet teems with people who insult others. As the Internet has brought about a technological capacity for people to archive discrediting characteristics as though they are collectibles, to mock people with more representative power than has ever been…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Bodies and Enhancement Technology: A Posthumanist Exploration of Somatechnologies book cover

    Bodies and Enhancement Technology

    A Posthumanist Exploration of Somatechnologies

    By Lucie Dalibert

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Writing the Body Politic: The John O’Neill Reader book cover

    Writing the Body Politic

    The John O’Neill Reader

    Edited by Thomas Kemple, Mark Featherstone

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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